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2012-05-11 23:24:17
SMITH, Sir Thomas.
Printed by William Stansby for John Smethwicke and are to be sold at his Shop in S. Dunstanes Church-yard under the Dyall 1621 - Second edition. Small square 4to. [vi], 134pp. Engraved title-page with contemporary ownership signature, engraved head and tail-pieces and decorated initial letters to introduction, contents and chapters. Rebound with buff bds. and older vellum backstrip with new e/ps but retains original e/ps with contemporary notes to them. Page 103/4 professionally repaired o/w apart from some browning, very clean and sound. This famous work, originally published as De Republica Anglorum; the Maner of Government or Police of the Realm of England, was first printed in 1583 and went through many editions. The author was a Doctor of Civil Laws and a noted statesman, orator, classical scholar, mathematician, astronomer and architect as well as a celebrated historian. The Common-Wealth, his best-known work, is "the most important description of the constitution and government of England written in Tudor times" according to the DNB.
Bookseller: Addyman Books
2012-05-11 13:16:19
Galilei, Galileo]. - Orsini, Allesandro, Kardinal und Galileis Fürsprecher (1592-1626).
Ravenna, 6. VII, 1621. 1 S. 4to. An Luigi Vittori: "Mi vien presuposto dal Cap[itano] Giovanni Bianchini Urbinate che cotesta Signora Principessa gl'hà data intenzione di fornire un negozio a favor di lui appresso del Signor Duca. Hor, perché son richiesto di raccomandarlo di fornire in mia vece con Sua Altezza, accioché resti servita di ricordarsene [...]". - Dem früh verstorbenen Kardinal hatte Galilei 1616 sein Buch über Wellen ("Discorso del flusso e reflusso del mare") gewidmet. - Sehr selten.
Bookseller: Antiquariat INLIBRIS Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH [Vienna, A, Austria]
2012-05-09 13:29:14
Laurens, Andre.
Bookseller: Charles Russell, ABA, ILAB, est 1978 [cirencester, United Kingdom]
2012-05-02 12:11:07
Mercurio, Geronimo [also Girolamo] Scipione [1550 - 1616]
Venetia:: Apresso Gio. Bat. Ciotti,. 1621.. 4to: a^6 b^8 c^4 A - Z^8. 20 cm x 14.5 cm. [36], 256, 253 - 363 pp. 1st p. 256 misnumbered 356; 257 misnumbered 357. Books 2 & 3 have separate title-pages dated 1621 (though continuous registration).. Period full vellum binding with hand-inked title to spine. Early 17th Century edition of a work that first appeared in 1596 (cf. Garrison & Morton 6144).. Modest wear to binding. Old owner pencil notes to front eps. Old. stain to lower right of each gathering's first 4 leaves. Withal, a. VG copy.. Per Garrison & Morton, "First Italian book on obstetrics. It is a work of importance for the study of the history of Caesarean section; in it Mercurio advocated the Caesarean operation in cases of contracted pelvis." . Engraved architectural title-page. 31 illustrations. Head- and tailpieces. Decorative woodblock initial capital letters.
Bookseller: Tavistock Books, ABAA
2012-04-27 08:44:14
TAYLOR, Thomas
1621 - TAYLOR, Thomas. The Parable of the Sower and of the Seed. Declaring in foure severall grounds, among other things: 1. How farre an Hypocrite may goe in the way towards heaven, and wherein the sound Christian goeth beyond him. And 2. In the last and best ground, largely discourseth of a good heart. which of it selfe is an entire treatise. And also, 3. From the constant fruit of the good ground. the doctrine of the perseverance of Saints: oppugneth the fifth Article of the late Arminians; and plainly answereth their most colourable Arguments and evasions. London, printed by Felix Kingston for John Bartlet, 1621. Octavo. [xvi]453[13]pp. First edition. Taylor (1576-1633), a Fellow of Christ's College, Cambridge, was a Puritan divine known as "a brazen wall against Popery." He preached before Queen Elizabeth at the age of only 25. He wrote several books, among them "The Mappe of Rome," (1620), five sermons on the gunpowder treason plot. Shaken; endpapers and old calf boards detached; title page missing one corner, with no loss of text. The endpapers were used for calligraphy practice; the alphabet, and the words "Being commanded upon mature consideration to.," "Under the hand and seal of the Right Honourable S. Thomas.," and both upper- and lower-case alphabets are repeated many times in a beautiful early hand. A rare survival. (Not in OCLC or Library of Congress catalogue. BL Needs rebinding, as is.
Bookseller: Boston Book Company, inc.o ABAA
2012-04-23 03:59:19
Vasconcellio ( = Vasconcelos, Vasconcellos), Antonio
Antwerpen, Gebr. Belleros 1621.. 4°. (8) Bll., S. 1 - 86; 1 ungez. Bl., S. 87 - 143, S. 142 - 582 (statt bis 597: es fehlen die Lagen Eeee 4 und Ffff 4 [letztes Bl. verso weiß]), 12 Bll. (=Index). Mit Frontispiz (port. Landeswappen) und 25 Kupfern (24 stellen portugiesische Könige dar, eines die allegorische Figur der Lusitania), alle blattgroß. Die Illustrationen sind vollständig trotz der 8 fehlenden Bll. Leder des 19. Jahrhunderts (Rücken später neu überzogen, berieben etwas fleckig, Ecken und Kanten bestoßen) mit goldgeprägtem Wappen-Supralibros auf beiden Deckeln. Erste Ausgabe; sehr selten. Antonio de Vasconcelos (1554-1622), portugiesischer Jesuit, hat im vorliegenden Werk eine dreigeteilte Geschichte seines Landes vorgelegt: in einem ersten umfangreichen Teil stellt er die Könige seines Landes bis zu Philipp II. vor, dann fügt er eines Beschreibung des Königreichs Portugal an, und zum Schluss geht er genauer auf die Zeit unter Philipp II. ein. Engl. Adelsexlibris und Bibliothekssignaturen auf vorderem Spiegel. Durchgehend papierbedingt leicht gebräunt, 1 Bl. mit Eckausriss (ohne Textberührung); vereinzelt kleine Braunflecke. Ein gut erhaltenes Exemplar dieser Rarität. Brunet V, 1097; Graesse VI, 264; Backer-Sommervogel VIII, 483, 2..
Bookseller: Antiquariat Büchel-Baur
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2012-04-22 21:52:57
London : Printed by Humphray Lownes, 1621, Hardback, Book Condition: Very Good, First Edition. Edges browned with some creasing. The folding plate has suffered considerable loss. Copy of Thomas Renshaw with his signiature in multiple. Finely bound in modern aniline calf over marble boards. Raised bands with the title blocked direct in gilt. Spine compartments uniformly tooled in blind. A good copy - scans and additional bibliographic detail on request. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 1215 pages; Physical desc.: [32], 1215, [1] p., ill., port. (woodcuts). Notes: In verse. The title page is engraved and signed: R: Elstracke sculpsit. Includes translations by Sylvester of works by Henry Smith; Guy du Faur, seigneur de Pibrac; Odet de La Noue, seigneur de Teligny; Girolamo Fracastoro; George Goodwin; and Pierre Matthieu. Also contains most of Sylvester's original works. Publication date from colophon. The first leaf is blank."The history of Iudith .. Englished by Tho. Hudson" has separate title page dated 1620. There are also numerous divisional titles; pagination and register are continuous throughout. Referenced by: STC (2nd ed.) 21653. Language: English ; French. Text within borders. Historiated initials, head and tail-pieces. 1215 pages. Inventory No: 168331.
Bookseller: MW Books [Ireland]
2012-04-16 08:49:51
Mercurio, Geronimo [also Girolamo] Scipione [1550 - 1616]
Venetia: Apresso Gio. Bat. Ciotti, 1621. Period full vellum binding with hand-inked title to spine. Early 17th Century edition of a work that first appeared in 1596 (cf. Garrison & Morton 6144). Modest wear to binding. Old owner pencil notes to front eps. Old stain to lower right of each gathering's first 4 leaves. Withal, a VG copy.. [36], 256, 253 - 363 pp. 1st p. 256 misnumbered 356; 257 misnumbered 357. Books 2 & 3 have separate title-pages dated 1621 (though continuous registration). Engraved architectural title-page. 31 illustrations. Head- and tailpieces. Decorative woodblock initial capital letters. 4to: a^6 b^8 c^4 A - Z^8. 20 cm x 14.5 cm. Per Garrison & Morton, "First Italian book on obstetrics. It is a work of importance for the study of the history of Caesarean section; in it Mercurio advocated the Caesarean operation in cases of contracted pelvis."
Bookseller: Tavistock Books, ABAA [U.S.A.]
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2012-04-16 08:49:51
Mercurio, Geronimo [also Girolamo] Scipione [1550 - 1616]
Venetia: Apresso Gio. Bat. Ciotti, 1621. [36], 256, 253 - 363 pp. 1st p. 256 misnumbered 356; 257 misnumbered 357. Books 2 & 3 have separate title-pages dated 1621 (though continuous registration). Engraved architectural title-page. 31 illustrations. Head- and tailpieces. Decorative woodblock initial capital letters. 4to: a^6 b^8 c^4 A - Z^8. 20 cm x 14.5 cm. Period full vellum binding with hand-inked title to spine. Early 17th Century edition of a work that first appeared in 1596 (cf. Garrison & Morton 6144). Modest wear to binding. Old owner pencil notes to front eps. Old stain to lower right of each gathering's first 4 leaves. Withal, a VG copy. Item #32295 Per Garrison & Morton, "First Italian book on obstetrics. It is a work of importance for the study of the history of Caesarean section; in it Mercurio advocated the Caesarean operation in cases of contracted pelvis.".
Bookseller: Tavistock Books, ABAA [Alameda, CA, U.S.A.]
2012-04-14 09:30:57
Mainz, Lipp u. (Köln), Kinckius, o.J. (1621). Fol. Gestochener Titel, 837 S., 35 Bl. (ohne die ersten 13 Blatt). Holzdeckelband mit blaugrauem Papierüberzug, ( etwas berieben und fleckig). Erste Ausgabe. - VD 17, 1:001896K; vgl. Humpert 50 (spätere Ausgabe). - "Er empfahl eine durch Volksvertretung gemäßigte Regierung und zur Mehrung der Staatsfinanzen Luxussteuer und Monopole, wandte sich gegen ungerechte Besteuerung und betonte die sozialen Pflichten des Staates." (NDB 3, 346). - Contzen (1571-1635) beeindruckte mit seinen Ideen eines von Vernunft geleiteten Staates an dessen Spitze der Fürst stehen sollte, Maximilian I. Kurfürst von Bayern so stark, dass dieser Contzen nach als Beichtvater an seinen Hof holte.- Ohne den gedruckten Titel und die ersten 12 nichtnummerierten Blatt. - Die ersten und letzten Blatt wasserfleckig, sonst innen gutes Exemplar. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]
Bookseller: Antiquariat Tresor am Roemer [Frankfurt, Germany]
2012-04-02 14:52:06
Boverio, Zaccaria.
Milan, Pandolfo Malatesta, 1621. - Folio. (34), 651, (47) pp., last blank f. With engr., illustrated t. p. and 1 folding table. Woodcut printer‘s device on last printed f. Contemp. limp vellum with faded ms. title to spine. Lacks front ties. Criticism of the principal work of Marcantonio de Dominis, former Bishop of Split. His „De republica ecclesiastica" was forbidden by the Congregation of the Index in 1616, before it was even published, and then forbidden again in 1621, together with all his writings already or ever to be published. Incarcerated in 1623, de Dominis died in prison, and his corpse, portrait, and books were burnt (cf. Reusch II, 396 and 401-404). - The Piemont Capuchin Z. Boverio (1568-1638), who published his „Censura" of de Dominis‘s work, was created Cardinal Barberini‘s personal theologian due to his fervent Catholicism and elegant Latin. - T. p. with small cut-outs and rubbed holes from cancelled marks of ownership (no loss to text). Occasionally somewhat browned due to paper. LThK II, 504. Wetzer/Welte II, 1171. OCLC 49765738. ICCU BVEE\048338. Jöcher I, 1290.
Bookseller: Antiquariat INLIBRIS Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH
2012-04-01 01:06:41
VAUGHN Henry & THomas. PURSGLOVE Glyn (editor) (Gregynog)
Tregynon, Newtown, Powys: Gwasg Gregynog, 2010 In dark blue quarter leather with cloth, image in gold to front. Spine has title in gold. Internally, green endpapers, 117 pp, [2], small binders label to ep, an edition limited to just 90 copies, of which 75 are bound similar to this by Stephen Conway and 15 are in a special design binding by van Daal. With its own slipcase. The twins, Thomas and Henry Vaughn, born 1621, were both powerful and distinctive writers and are presented here in a new selection by Gwasg Gregynog.
Bookseller: Madoc Books
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2012-03-26 19:36:52
VIDEL (Louis)]
Paris, s.n, 1621. in-12, 14 pp., demi-chagrin marine à coins, dos lisse, simple filet doré sur les plats (rel. du XIXe s.). Mouillure angulaire affectant la moitié des ff. La rédaction du titre comme du texte de cette plaquette laudative est entortillée, pour dissimuler que le maréchal n'a pas eu le choix : la dignité de connétable, grand office de la Couronne, n'était pas compatible avec la profession de la Religion Prétendue Réformée : il dut donc se convertir après beaucoup de tergiversations, ce qui aboutit en 1622. Les initiales L.V. suggèrent que le factum a été rédigé par Louis Videl, le futur historien du maréchal. Chaper, Bibliographie de Lesdiguières, LXXVII.
Bookseller: Librairie Historique F. Teissèdre [PARIS, France]
2012-02-05 19:18:29
VASCONCELLIO (Vasconcelos, Vasconcellos), Antonio
Antverp, Belleros Bros. 1621. - 4to. (8) lvs., pp. 1 – 86; 1 unnumb. leaf, pp. 87 – 143, pp. 142 - 582 (instead of 597: lacking quires Eeee 4 and Ffff 4), 12 lvs. (=Index). With frontipiece (Coat-of-armes of Portugal) and 25 plates (24 of them show Portugese rulers, 1 the allegory of Lusitania), all full-page-size. The plates are complete. 19th century calf (spine renewed, rubbed, some staining), gilt-stamped supralibros (coat-of-armes) on both boards. First edition, rare. Slightly browned throughout, paper defect to 1 leaf (without touching text), a few small brown-stains. A well preserved copy. Brunet V, 1097; Graesse VI, 264; Backer-Sommervogel VIII, 483, 2. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]
Bookseller: Antiquariat Buechel-Baur
2012-02-02 15:25:05
Pietro Maria Bertano, Venetia, 1621. Oue pienamente si tratta delle glorie di Maria vergine e in particolare come ella fu predestinata, concetta, nacque, visse, morì e fu assunta in cielo. - Cinque tavole copiose ed utilissime: I ( tavola delle lezioni) - II ( tavola dei luoghi) - III (delle cose notabili) - IIII ( Similitudini) V ( l'appropriazioni a vangeli dell'aumento della quaresima e dell'anno) - In 8° - pp.pp 80nn + 343 + 3nn +2b - Pergamena - Testatine, finalini e capilettera. - Numerosi fori di tarlo alla pergamena. Legatura staccata dal resto del volume - Solo prima parte - Libro usato
Bookseller: Antica Libreria Srl [San Gregorio di Catania, CT, Italy]
2011-12-29 10:16:22
1621. Autor. Y el Licenciado D. Francisco de la Barreda Alcalde de Alçadas de la cidad de Toledo adiciono las nueuas Prematicas, Leyes y Penas Militares. Dispuesto todo por Andres de Carrasquilla. Dirigido al Licenciado Diego del Corral del Consejo de su Magestad en el Supremo de Castilla. Madrid, Por la viuda de Cosme Delgado, Año 1621, 15x20, 4 hojas, 145 págs. 26 hojas. Portada y alguna hoja con pequeños desperfectos restaurados, mancha en varias hojas, agujero de polilla en margen blanco de varias hojas. Agujerito en 3 hojas afectando a 4 letras. Alguna línea subrayada de época. Encuadernado en plena piel con nervios, tejuelo, hierros en lomera. (38142).
Bookseller: Librería J. Cintas [Madrid, Spain]
2011-12-27 01:06:46
Copias en caligrafía contemporánea a la prisión del Duque de Osuna, es decir, entre 1621 y 1622, en dos folios, uno de ellos escrito en anverso y reverso. La esposa de aquel a quien «dieron muerte y cárcel» las Españas, aquel a quien dió Marte «el mejor lugar en su Cielo» y a quien «La Mosa, el Rhin, el Tajo y el Danubio murmuran con dolor su desconsuelo». «De su desdicha su valor se precia: / ¡murió en prisión, y muerto estuvo preso!». Tal era Don Pedro Téllez Girón, Tercer Duque de Osuna (1575-1624). Ella, Doña Catalina Enríquez, nieta de Hernán Cortés, hija del Duque de Alcalá de los Gazules. La Duquesa murió en 1635, y repartió su fabulosa coleccción de pintura, especialmente los bellísimos cuadros del «Españoleto», el gran amigo y protegido del Duque, entre varias iglesias andaluzas, principalmente en Osuna.
Bookseller: Hesperia Libros
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2011-12-17 19:42:55
ROO, Gerard de.
Augspurg, Johann Schultes, 1621.Folio. Contemporary limp vellum (soiled; sl. dam.). Title printed in red and black with woodcut coat of arms on verso, full-page woodcut genealogical tree of the rulers of Austria, woodcut device at the end, 2 full-page woodcut portraits of archduke Ferdinand and his spouse, and ca. 400 woodcuts in the text of emperors, kings, counts, etc. and their coats of arms. (12),469 (wrongly numbered 481),(1),(46) pp.First German edition, the first Latin edition appeared in Innsbruck in 1592. - The annals of the Austrian line of the Habsburg dynasty compiled by the Dutch-born librarian Gerard de Roo. He was librarian to archduke Ferdinand. - (Somewhat waterstained throughout; wormholes in fly-leaves).Cf. Lipperheide I, p.195. [Attributes: First Edition]
Bookseller: Gert Jan Bestebreurtje Rare Books (ILAB) [Vianen, Netherlands]
2011-12-14 16:19:41
MERCURIALE, Girolamo [Hyeronimus Mercurialis, 1530-1606]
Lyon: Lugduni, sumptibus Antonii Pillehotte, 1621. 4to. imperial; 4 hs., 770 pp., 22 hs. Ejemplar falto de las páginas 441 a 456, ambas inclusive. Encuadernación en pergamino, de la época. Una rara edición de los comentarios sobre los Aforismos de Hipócrates, publicados por vez primera después de su muerte, en 1619, por su hijo Massimiliano y a los que aquí se añaden las notas de Pancrazio Marcellino. Mercuriale fue uno de los mas prominentes médicos de la Italia del Siglo XVII, alcanzando el culmen de su fama en el círculo del Cardenal Alessandro Farnese y después bajo el patronazgo del Gran Duque de Toscana. Su punto más bajo llegó en 1576 cuando tuvo que abandonar su cátedra en Padua durante una epidemia de peste declarada en Venecia.
Bookseller: Hesperia Libros
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2011-11-28 18:15:47
London. Printed by N.Oakes for Arthur Johnson. 1621 2nd edition. 8vo. In later blue stiff paper covers. The original covers have gone and at some time in the distant past, have been replaced with stiff paper covers. These are now heavily marked and the front is detached. The inside pages, however, are original, intact and complete. Title hand written to front and to small paper label on spine. Inscription to main title page. First and last few pages slightly rubbed at edges. Occasional small marks. 263, 138pp. Theological argument about Tythes, published in the reign of James I of England. Also bound in is Philologicall Passages Examined. The book was published in answer to John Selden’s History of tithes which argued that clergy had a legal but not a divine right to tithes and that tithes were not ordained by God's law. This was seen as implying a separation of state law and divine law, challenging the Divine Right of Kings.
2011-09-29 19:29:05
Tacitus, Cornelius [ Publius Cornelius Tacitus - C Cornelii Taciti ] & Lipsius, Justus
Lugd. Batavorum : ex officina Elzviriana [sic] [ Elzevir - Elzeviriana ], 1621, 1st thus. Later half calf over marbled boards, G. engraved tp+789+[29]pp, includes the following errors in pagination - pp161-162 omitted, pp472, 538 mis-numbered 272, 438 respectively with the signatures running A-3E8 ( the text is complete & continuous ), lacks the initial blanks, leather cracked at the rear hinge & upper hinge cracked at the gutter - both boards are attached but are fragile & require careful handling, occasional yellowing of the pages due to lesser quality paper stock being used, a good copy of an uncommon Elzevir. Early ownership signature at the base of the engraved title. Some copies have a printed title instead - it is supposed that the engraved title was not finished in time for the press on ealy copies. Hardback , no dustjacket. ¶ The works of the Roman historian & orator Publius Cornelius Tacitus [ 56 - 117 ] as edited by Justus Lipsius [ 1547- 1606 ]. Lipsius oversaw several editions through the press, improving his text each time. Rahir 150, Willems 178 - ( who called the quality of the printing of this book from the presses of Bonaventure Elzevir as 'médiocre' ).
Bookseller: Eastleach Books [Newbury, BER, United Kingdom]
2011-09-12 12:12:20
NÚÑEZ, Hernán.
Lérida: Luys de Menescal, Mercader de libros, 1621. - 4to. 399 fols. A partir del fol. 121: "La Filosofía Vulgar de Juan de Mal Lara". Encuadernación pergamino de época. Excelente estado. Palau 197518
Bookseller: Librería Antonio Castro-Sevilla
2011-09-07 09:14:27
Aristoteles (384v-322v). - Murcia de la Llana, Francisco:
Ingolstadt, Wilhelm Eder, 1621. 8° (20x15), 8 Bl., 675 S., Schweinslederband d.Zt. auf 4 Bünden, reicher BlindPräg, Schließen fehlen, neuzeitliches Exlibris auf Vorsatz, ordentliches sauberes Exemplar, [VD17 12:631728W].- Zensor: Figueroa, Franciscus de.- Widmungsempfänger: Castro, Petrus a.- Murcia de la Llana, Francisco (-1684) .- Aristoteles (v384-v322) Physica Sprache: Latein. [Attributes: Hard Cover]
Bookseller: Antiquariat an der Stiftskirche [Bad Waldsee, Germany]
2011-04-07 07:04:25
1621. Gerhard Elhenhorst. 1621 - Officina Wecheliana, Danielem & Davidem Aubrios, & Clementem Schleichium. Franfurt. . 1 Vol. . 32 pgs.+ 367 pgs. + index (8H) + 423 + 1bl. +112 pgs. + index (71 H). Octavo. Pergamino. Clásicos Roma y Grecia , Filosofía / Mitología , Idiomas (Latín), Literatura Universal (Italiana), Siglo XVII . Apuleyo, escritor latino de la segunda mitad del s. II. Su producción literaria fue múltiple y polifacética escribió en latín y en griego, en prosa y en poesía, descollando, sin embargo, más como prosista latino, y concretamente en prosa narrativa, en oratoria y en filosofía. Ejemplar con grabado calcográfico del autor en portada y marca tipográfica en la segunda portada. Encuadernado en pergamino con lomera caligrafiada. Sólo se encuentran tres ejemplares en el Catálogo de Patrimonio. En buen estado.
Bookseller: Librería Anticuaria Astarloa
2011-02-23 03:57:49
Brunus, Claudius / Joanne Theodoro Schönlino
Ingolstadii : Angermaria, 1621. 12º. [8] Bl., 185, 1 Holzschnitt, 139 S., [6] Bl., 78 S., 3 Werke in einem Band. Privater Pergamenteinband aus dem 19. Jahrhundert (ehem. Brief oder Urkunde). [Attributes: Hard Cover]
Bookseller: A la Recherche [Bonn, Germany]
2011-02-04 18:55:45
Seusse, Johann.
Leipzig, Johann Glück für Thomas Schürers Erben, 1621 [recte: 1620?]. (32) SS. Titel mit ornamentaler Holzschnittbordüre sowie Wappenholzschnitt (sächsisches Wappen) verso. Geheftet. 4to. Lob- und Feierdichtung zum Neujahrsfest 1621, gewidmet Kurfürst Johann Georg von Sachsen (1585-1656), dessen Leistungen und Taten im Jahr 1620 gewürdigt werden Enthält u. a. die Beschreibung einer Jagd bei Moritzburg am 14. Juli 1620. Verfaßt vom Mäzen und Dichter J. Seusse (1566-1631; vgl. ADB 34, 67). Auf den lateinischen Text folgt eine deutschsprachige Nachdichtung. - Papierbedingt unbedeutend gebräunt. VD 17, 3:302068X. [Attributes: Soft Cover]
Bookseller: Antiquariat INLIBRIS Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH [Vienna, A, Austria]
2011-01-27 01:02:38
Daniel, Samuel
Printed at London Cum Privilegio. 1621. Second Edition. Hardcover. 20th century three quarter sheep over marbled boards with contrasting spine label bearing gilt titles, spine ends and corners a little rubbed, imprimatur leaf present, title within ornate woodcut architectural border, title trimmed at outer edge to just within border, a few small marks or stains including a small burn hole to foredge margin of leaf C5 just touching a couple of letters; A4 B-T6 V3 (lacks final blank V4); STC 6249. Samuel Daniel (1562-1619) was a poet and historian whose family origins are somewhat obscure, although it is thought he was born in North Somerset. It is known that in the early 1580s he was educated at Oxford from where he left without taking a degree. His poetry appears in print from 1591 and by 1594 he was recognised as one of the foremost poets of his day. Spenser in 1595, in Colin Clout's Come Home Again, described him as surpassing everyone in sight, and Shakespeare had begun to borrow from him freely, especially for his narrative poems and sonnets. Daniel turned to writing history in prose much later in his career, although he had written epic historical poems. In 1612 he published a prose history of the Norman conquest, this work became the first part of his Collection of the History of England, the complete edition of which was published in 1618. The work is significant because of way in which Daniel broke free from the historical writing of the past, writing that had sought evidence of divine providence or to support a political orthodoxy. Daniel examined sources in detail … [Click Below for Full Description]
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2010-10-30 23:14:24
Plautius, Caspar.
[Linz], 1621. Folio (32.6 cm, 12.875"). Engr. t.-p., [2] ff., 101, [1] pp. (lacks final blank leaf); 18 plts.. Curiously the dedicatee of this work, Caspar Plautius, is certainly also its author, writing under the pseudonym of Honorius Philoponus. Plautius was abbot of Seitenstetten in Lower Austria, and no doubt wrote as a compliment to a fellow Benedictine: Bernard Buil or Boyl of Montserrat, appointed by the pope vicar general of the Indies, who, with others of the order, accompanied Columbus on his second voyage as missionaries. In the style of a medieval legendary, Nova typis transacta navigatio novi orbis Indiae occidentalis relates first the westward voyage of St. Brendan, then the exploits of the Boyl and his fellow monks, including some description of the customs of the American native peoples they met, with their lands, their agriculture, their feast customs, et al. Boyl's missionary enterprise failed, and sadly he is now only remembered for his mordant criticism of Columbus.    This book bears an ornate, emblematic engraved title-page, with portraits of St. Brendan and Boyl and more, and no fewer than 18 leaf-filling plates by Wolfgang Kilian. These plates, which mix fancy and realism in entirely engaging ways, include a portrait of Columbus, a scene of St. Brendan celebrating mass on the back of a whale, botanical images of the marvelous Peruvian potato, and numerous views of the missionaries' interaction with the natives, some friendly, and some not— the unfriendliest being notably violent and gory. Also, on p. 35–36 is given an example of purported native Amer … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Philadelphia Rare Books & Manuscripts Co., LLC (PRB&M) [US]
2010-10-23 17:04:39
Liceti, Fortunio
Euangelistam Deuch, 1621. First edition, small 4to, pp. [68], 415; title with woodcut printer's device, 1 folding woodcut showing an ancient oil lamp, 1 full-page illustration (showing another printer's device?) plus 15 woodcut illustrations of ancient lamps in text, head- and tail-pieces, decorated initials, and printed marginal notes throughout; 19th-century drab paper-covered boards, paper labels titled and numbered in manuscript on spine, dampstaining and scattered spotting to spine and boards, with moderate wear to extremities, but the text remarkably clean. A good or better copy of the rare first edition of a classic study on ancient lamps and the ritual use of fire in religious and other ceremonies. [Attributes: First Edition]
Bookseller: Rulon-Miller Books (rulonmillerbooks) [Saint Paul, Minnesota, US]
2010-10-11 13:25:21
Fachinei, Andrea
1621. Fachinei, Andrea [d. 1607]. Controversiarum Opus, In Quatuor Tomos Sectum, Quorum Primus Complectitur Libros I. II. III. Secundus IV. V. VI. Tertius VII. VIII. IX. Quartus X. XI. XII. XIII. Cui Primo Accreuit Tomus Quartus, Deinde Cuique Tomo Argumenta Praefixa, Terio Superadditus ext Triplex Elenchus. Unus Capitim, Alter Verb. Sentent. & Rerum: Tertius V.I. Locorum, Universo hoc Opere Cribratorum. Geneva: Apud Peterum & Iacobum Chouet, 1621. [xxiv] pp., 2495 cols. [84] pp. Main text printed in double columns. Small folio (6-1/2" x 9-1/2"). Contemporary vellum with lapped edges, faint early hand-lettered title to spine, rouged edges. A few minor stains to boards, some rubbing to extremities, front joint cracked but secure, vellum breaking through pastedowns, crack in text block between front endleaf and title page. Title page with large woodcut Aldine anchor-and-dolphin device printed in red and black, woodcut head-pieces, tail-pieces and decorated initials. Toning, occasional faint dampstaining and foxing to head of text block. Early owner signature to front free endpaper, later bookseller descriptions pasted to front pastedown. A nice copy of a scarce title. * Later edition. This treatise on disputed points in the construction and interpretation of Roman law was originally published in three parts in 1595-97. An influential study, it went through several editions and issues. It was cited often by Roman-Dutch jurists of the eighteenth century. An Italian by birth, Fachinei was a professor of law at the University of Ingolstadt from 1587 to 1597 and at the University … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd.
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2010-05-02 19:05:10
Origen de las dignidades seglares de Castilla, y León. Con relación sumaria de los Reyes de estos Reynos, de sus acciones, casamientos, hijos, muertes, sepultura. De los que las han creado, y tenido, y de muchos Ricos Homes, Confirmadores de Privilegios, &c. Con un resumen al fin de las mercedes que su Magestad ha hecho de Marqueses, y Condes, desde el año de 1621 hasta fin del de 1656.- En Madrid, en la Imprenta Real, Año M. DC. LVII (1657); 4 hojas de preliminares, 189 folios, 3 hojas.Impresión a dos columnas, texto enmarcado. SIGUE DE: CARRILLO (Alonso). Origen de la Dignidad de Grande de Castilla, preeminencias de que goza en los actos públicos, y Palacio de los Reyes de España.- En Madrid, en la Imprenta Real, Año M. DC. LVII (1657); 4 hojas de preliminares 52 folios. Las dos obras en un volumen en folio pergamino de época con lomo rotulado. Palau nº 286868. Primera edición con las dos partes. Buen ejemplar.
2010-05-01 19:23:46
Basil, Ludovici Regis, 1621. Third Latin Edition. Hardcover. Folio (8" x 12-1/2") bound in library buckram; irregularly paginated: [10], 502, [58] pages. Illustrated with 273 woodcuts, many full and half page, some signed with the monogram "RMD," and generally attributed to Hans Rudolf Manuel Deutsch (fl.1525-1572) or, less commonly, Blasius Weffring. Previously published in 1556 and 1561, this edition seems scarcer than either of the previous. PRINTING & THE MIND OF MAN 79: "The first systematic treatise on mining and metallurgy and one of the first technological books of modern times." Herbert Hoover, who first translated this book into English, described this title in his autobiography as "the first important attempt to assemble systematically in print the world-knowledge on mining, metallurgy, and industrial chemistry. It was the great textbook of those industries for two centuries and had dominated thought and practice all that time. In many mining regions and camps, including the Spanish South America, it was chained to the church altar and translated by the priest to the miners between religious services." The book combines a profound technical and financial knowledge of mining with an underlying interest in the health and daily routine of mine workers. The woodcut impressions are strong and dark. As customary with this title, there is browning throughout, occasionally heavy. Small piece of title page repaired with no loss of text or illustration; ink names of David Stuart dated 1771 and Joseph Robertson dated 1830 on title page. Library bookplate on front pastedown … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Charles Agvent [Fleetwood, PA, UNITED STATES]
2010-04-20 01:19:58
PHILOPONUS, Honorius (pseudonym of Caspar PLAUTIUS, O.S.B.)
1621. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good copy of a scarce, marvelously illustrated book. Folio (7" x 11-1/4") in contemporary full blindstamped vellum bound with a 17th century religious work. Illustrated with an engraved title page, 18 numbered engraved plates, and the "Owl" plate, not found in most copies. The book begins with a lengthy and fantastic account of the Atlantic voyages of St. Brendan, the 5th century Irish monk. Most of the book describes the exploits of the Benedictine priest Bernard Buil of Montserrat, who accompanied Columbus on his second voyage in 1493 to Haiti and led a team of papal-appointed missionaries to the peoples of the Americas. One of the most curious and interesting volumes of Americana with its mixture of fantasy and authentic details of Caribbean life in both text and its wonderful plates including: Columbus with a hemispherical map showing America (signed by Wolfgang Kilian); St. Brendan celebrating mass on the back of a whale with the coast of Africa to the east and to the north the mythic island of St. Brendan; cannibals attacking and roasting members of Columbus's crew; indigenous fruits including the pineapple; and more. All of the impressions are dark and strong; all are trimmed on one side about a half-inch into the image. The upper corner of the plate of the pineapple and potato lacking and replaced in expert facsimile. The specimen of printed music on the bottom of pages 35-36 represents an early printed example of Native American chants.
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2010-04-16 17:29:48
London - Ex Typographia Societatis Stationariorum, 1621 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. Hardbound in paper covered boards. Very scarce. Only three copies are noted on the ESTC. Joannes Susenbrotus (c1484 - c1543) was a German humanist, teacher of Latin, and author of textbooks. He wrote several books in Latin, amongst them a Latin textbook Grammaticae artis institutio and a collection of Christian poems. His rhetorics textbook Epitome troporum defines 132 tropes and figures and gives examples of their use in ancient literature as well as references in contemporary books on rhetorics. Susenbrotus' textbooks spread his name to pupils all over Europe. William Shakespeare seems to have known Epitome troporum, since - as T. W. Baldwin pointed out - he uses numerous examples from Susenbrotus' book in his works. He is also a well-known rhetorician to other Elizabethan writers and poets such as Gabriel Harvey, Thomas Nashe and Thomas Watson. On 12 March 1615, students of Trinity College, Cambridge, played the Latin comedy, Susenbrotus, or Fortunia, probably written by John Chappell, in the presence of King James I at Royston. As late as 1660 the English educationalist Charles Hoole recommends Susenbrotus' Epitome as a textbook for grammar schools. The volume is bound with Thomas Farnaby's 'Figurae Tropi et Schemata' (1616). Only one copy of this is noted in existence at Aberdeenon the ESTC. Thomas Farnaby (c1575 - 1647) was an English schoolmaster and scholar. His works chiefly consisted of annotated editions of Latin authors Juvenal, Persius, Seneca, Martial, L … [Click Below for Full Description]
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2010-01-22 17:08:10
Muret, Marc-Antoine.
Ursellis [K�ln]: sumptibus Antonii Hierat, excudit Wendelinus Junghen, 1621. Ursellis [Köln]: sumptibus Antonii Hierat, excudit Wendelinus Junghen, 1621. Octavo. 300 pages. A8-T8 (T7 & T8 blank). Contemporary calf, worn. Bound with: Muret, Marc-Antoine, M. Antonii Mvreti, presbyteri I.C. et civis Rom. Orationvm volvmina dvo. Three volumes bound in one..
Bookseller: Sam Gatteno Books [Grosse Pointe, MI, U.S.A.]
2010-01-15 11:20:32
Dyer, James
An early edition of Dyer, one of two named reports (with Plowden) to appear in the 16th century, of particular value, in Dr. Baker's words, for the "quotations from manuscript reports and readings, many of which are now known only from this source". Contemporary unlettered calf, top panel of spine repaired, modern typescript labels, some browning and a bit of staining, else a very good copy. Imprinted for the Companie of Stationers, London, 1621.
Bookseller: Meyer Boswell Books, Inc. [U.S.A.]
2009-11-06 22:32:27
Mercator, Hondius
Amsterdam, 1621. Size : 365x470 (mm), 14.375x18.5 (Inches), Hand Colored
Bookseller: Alexandre Antique Prints, Maps & Books [Toronto, ON, Canada]
2009-03-15 23:16:28
Pedro Patricio Mey, Valencia, 1621. 19'5x15, port. con escudo (agujeros y rúbricas a pluma), 14h, 441p (hum. hasta p63 y p397-final, polilla desde 13ªh hasta p.99, afecta sólo notas marginales, algo corto de márgenes), 3h, capitulares. Plena piel algo roz, lomo con nervios y dorados. - Diego de Funes y Mendoza (Zaragoza 1560-1625) fue un humanista aragonés afincado en Murcia, en donde fue abad. En su traducción, que acaso sea la primera impresa en castellano, añade citas de más de doscientos autores y su experiencia personal.
Bookseller: Escalinata, librería [Madrid, Spain]
2009-01-10 13:10:32
BASSIN Jacobum 1621 - RO80060073: 789 pages. Bandeaux, lettrines et culs-de-lampe. Relié plein cuir marron. Coiffes usées. Epidermures. Coins et tranches des plats frottés. Ouvrage en latin. Ex-Libris manuscrit. In-16 Relié plein cuir. Etat d'usage. Couv. défraîchie. Manque en coiffe de tête. Quelques rousseurs Classification Dewey : 470-Langues italiques. Latin [Attributes: Hard Cover]
Bookseller: le-livre
2008-12-04 17:00:36
Cum versione Latina. Accesserunt in fine notationes variantis lectionis, ex quinq; impressis editionibus diligenter collectæ à Martino Trostio. Cothenis [Cöthen] Anhalitinorum 1621. Large 8to. (8)+843+(1 blank) pages. Lovely, clean copy in contemporary full calf binding, spine richly gilt. Minor hole to the upper right corner of the first few pages (not affecting text). A few contemporary (or nearly contemporary) notes in both larin and syriac in red and black ink to the margins of the first few leaves.. Very nice copy indeed, beatifully printed in syriac with latin notes and introduction. Printed "backwards" (in Western terms) like an Arabian book
Bookseller: Vangsgaards Antikvariat
2008-11-26 18:40:54
Venetia, Giouanni Guerrigli, 1621. Folio. Cont. full (italian) vellum. Binding fine and intact with only a few brownspots on covers. Fine engraved allegorical title with portrait of the author. (10),142 pp., 9 engraved plates and 18 large engravings in the text (from full- page to half-page). A dampstain in upper inner corners, decreasing towards end (4x3 cm) and a dampstain in lower right corners (increasing towards end (4x4 cm) ). Otherwise good with large margins, 3 small stamps (1 on flyleaf, 1 on title and 1 on verso of title). Engraved royal book-plate and a royal signature (CR = CRex), the Danish king Chr. V. Over the bookplate in contemporary hand: "G.F. Francus de Frankenau Med.D. & P.P./ Hafniæ 1709". ¶ First edition of what is perhaps the main work on artillery from the 17th Century, by one of the most highly regarded experts on artillery, the military scientist Pietro Sardi (1559 - 16?).The important "l'Artiglieria", which contains detailed descriptions of land- and navel-artillery, cannon and gun barrel production, saltpeter and gunpowder, ballistics etc., etc.,constitutes Sardi's most important work, and it occupies an absolute central place within military science of the 17th century. In the 17th century, military scientists were not generally aware of the exact qualities and abilities of saltpeter, e.g. that it became finer and purer each time it was boiled. Pietro Sardi was one of the leading scientists in the field of gunpowder and saltpeter at the time, and it is in his "L'Artiglieria" that his important theories on saltpeter are developed. He claimed tha … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Herman H J Lynge & Søn A/S [DK]
2008-11-14 12:42:30
Daniel, Samuel
- ARCHIVAL REPRINT: LIMITED EDITION. [London: Nicholas Okes; 1621]. Limited to 125 numbered copies, this being NO. 38. [Attributes: Soft Cover]
Bookseller: VENTURA PACIFIC LTD Out of Print Books
2008-09-11 09:12:55
1621. (22) Bll., 854 Spp., (5) SS. Mit Holzschnittdruckermarke am Titel und ganzs. Textholzschnitt (arbor affinitatis) zwischen lib. 2 u. 3 (Spp. 371f.). Pergamentband der Zeit auf 4 durchzogenen Bünden mit hs. Rückentitel. Dreiseitiger Farbschnitt. Bindebänder fehlen. Gr.-4to. Seltene venezianische Institutionen-Ausgabe; Text vom Kommentar umflossen. Herausgegeben und annotiert von Jacopo Anello dei Botti unter Heranziehung der Glosse des Accursius und der Scholien des Egidio Perrini. Voran steht eine Epitome von Denis Godefroy. Offenbar Teil der 1621 ohne Gesamttitel von Giunta herausgebrachten Ausgabe des Corpus Juris Civilis: "Without general t.p.; each volume has special t.p. only with printer's device on each. Text in double columns surrounded by glosses" (OCLC; ohne Angabe des vorliegenden Bandes). - Teils schwach braunfleckig; Einband mit vereinzelten kl. Wurmspuren. Titel mit hs. Besitzvermerk eines Freiherr von Kulmer (?), datiert 1688. Vgl. OCLC 17668686.
Bookseller: Antiquariat Inlibris [AT]
2008-02-21 08:55:13
Richard Tillesley
London: Printed by N. Okes for Arthur Iohnson [imprint varies], 1621. Contemporary vellum showing wear and lacking ties, the vellum detached at the front hinge, ex-seminary library, yet a crisp usable copy The first major response to the work of Selden which David Berkowitz termed "his greatest work [and] one of the triumphs of Renaissance learning", this second edition providing Tillesley's further response to Selden's privately circulated reply
Bookseller: Meyer Boswell Books, Inc.
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